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  • Climate Hazards, Disasters, and Gender Ramifications

    1st Edition

    Edited by Catarina Kinnvall, Helle Rydstrom

    This book focuses on the challenges of living with climate disasters, in addition to the existing gender inequalities that prevail and define social, economic and political conditions. Social inequalities have consequences for the everyday lives of women and girls where power relations,…

    Hardback – 2019-06-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Risk Communication and Community Resilience

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bandana Kar, David M. Cochran

    Risk communication is crucial to building community resilience and reducing risk from extreme events. True community resilience involves accurate and timely dissemination of risk information to stakeholders. This book examines the policy and science of risk communication in the digital era. Themes…

    Hardback – 2019-06-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Narratives of Faith from the Haiti Earthquake

    Religion, Natural Hazards and Disaster Response, 1st Edition

    By Roger Philip Abbott, Robert S. White

    This book presents an in-depth ethnographic case study carried out in the years following the 2010 Haiti earthquake to present the role of faith beliefs in disaster response. The earthquake is one of the most destructive on record, and the aftermath, including a cholera epidemic and ongoing…

    Hardback – 2019-06-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Religion

  • Climate Hazard Crises in Asian Societies and Environments

    1st Edition

    Edited by Troy Sternberg

    Climate hazards are the world’s most widespread, deadliest and costliest natural disasters. Knowledge of climate hazard dynamics is critical since the impacts of climate change, population growth, development projects and migration affect both the impact and severity of disasters. Current global…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Regaining Security

    A Guide to the Costs of Disposing of Plutonium and Highly Enriched Uranium, 1st Edition

    By William J. Weida

    First published in 1997, this volume observes that of all the materials, systems and facilities that designed and operated nuclear weapons, the most readily available assets for reuse are often identified as the highly enriched uranium (HEU) and plutonium from warheads. However, proliferation…

    Hardback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • New Media in Times of Crisis

    1st Edition

    Edited by Keri K. Stephens

    New Media in Times of Crisis provides an interdisciplinary look at research focused around how people organize during crises. Contributors examine the latest practices for communicating during crises, including evacuation practices, workplace safety challenges, crisis social media usage, and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge
    New Agendas in Communication Series

  • Climate Change, Vulnerability and Migration

    1st Edition

    Edited by S. Irudaya Rajan, R. B. Bhagat

    This book highlights how climate change has affected migration in the Indian subcontinent. Drawing on field research, it argues that extreme weather events such as floods, droughts, cyclones, cloudbursts as well as sea-level rise, desertification and declining crop productivity have shown higher…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge India

  • The City in Geography

    Renaturing the Built Environment, 1st Edition

    By Benedict Anderson

    Monumental in scale and epic in development, cities have become the most visible and significant symbol of human progress. The geography on and around which they are constructed, however, has come to be viewed merely in terms of its resources and is often laid to waste once its assets have been…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Disaster Law

    Emerging Thresholds, 1st Edition

    Edited by Amita Singh

    This book looks at how legal frameworks can and do reduce risks arising out of disasters. The volume: analyses existing disaster laws and the challenges on the ground; brings together case studies from some of the most vulnerable regions; and proposes solutions to avert existing and possible…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge India

  • Natural Hazards

    Earth's Processes as Hazards, Disasters, and Catastrophes, 5th Edition

    By Edward A. Keller, Duane E. DeVecchio

    The new revised fifth edition of Natural Hazards remains the go-to introductory-level survey intended for university and college courses that are concerned with earth processes that have direct, and often sudden and violent, impacts on human society. The text integrates principles of geology,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-01
    Routledge

  • Urban Poverty in the Wake of Environmental Disaster

    Rehabilitation, Resilience and Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda), 1st Edition

    By Maria Ela Atienza, Pauline Eadie, May Tan-Mullins

    This book investigates the best strategies for poverty alleviation in post-disaster urban environments, and the conditions necessary for the success and scaling up of these strategies. Using the case study of Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) in the Philippines, the strongest typhoon ever to make landfall,…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Flood Risk Management

    Global Case Studies of Governance, Policy and Communities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Edmund C. Penning-Rowsell, Matilda Becker

    Our changing climate and more extreme weather events have dramatically increased the number and severity of floods across the world. Demonstrating the diversity of global flood risk management (FRM), this volume covers a range of topics including planning and policy, risk governance and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

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